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Calendar-Based Cycles

Jan 07 2023

2023 Time Cycles: Two Outta Three Ain’t Bad

  • Jan 7, 2023

2022 was a nasty year for the stock market, but a wonderful one for market numerologists. This year is a different story. Two of the three calendar patterns are bullish, including the one in which we put the most stock (pun intended): The Presidential Election Cycle. 

Jul 08 2022

Time Cycles Got It Right; What Do They Say Now?

  • Jul 8, 2022

The enormity of the preceding mania and its vicious unwind have us believing the current bear could unfold over a much lengthier time than is typical. But a combo of time cycles suggests a major low is due any time.

Dec 17 2021

A Religious Calendar Calls For A 2022 (Market) Sabbatical

  • Dec 17, 2021

With the most speculative year in U.S. stock market history drawing to a close, we could probably all use a rest. How about a rest that lasts 12 months?

The year 2022 on the Jewish calendar is a Shmita year—historically considered to be a year of rest, or sabbatical, following six years of work. Unfortunately, markets have frequently taken this suggestion quite literally! There’s been a major financial disruption in seven of the eight Shmita years dating back to 1966: